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Vernon L Zoff

Military

Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52582. Killed in Action (KIA).

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People

  • Berry Skaggs

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Although a native Texan from Wichita Falls, Berry “BB” Skaggs moved with his family into southwestern Oklahoma, settling in Lawton, where he obtained most of his schooling. After completing High School he attended Cameron Jr., A.&M. College near...

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hillsdale, MN, USA 1918
Lived in Ramsey County, MN, USA 1942
Enlisted Minneapolis, MN, USA 22 May 1942
Killed in Action (KIA) Oschersleben, Germany 11 April 1944
Buried 1945

Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2020 18:56:27 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2015 03:05:28 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, place associations and mission associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3845 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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